[hed-ship] /ˈhɛd ʃɪp/
the position of or chief; chief authority; leadership; supremacy.
the position or state of being a leader; command; leadership
(education, Brit) the position of headmaster or headmistress of a school
noun, Slang. 1. a shop selling paraphernalia of interest to drug users or associated with the use of drugs. n. emporium for stoner gear, by 1969 (noted in 1966 as the name of a specific shop in New York City selling psychedelic stuff), from head (n.) in the drug sense. noun phrase A shop selling […]
[hed-shot] /ˈhɛdˌʃɒt/ noun 1. a photograph of someone’s face, especially a promotional photograph of a model, actor, or author. 2. (def 1).
[hedz-muh n] /ˈhɛdz mən/ noun, plural headsmen. 1. a public executioner who beheads condemned persons. /ˈhɛdzmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. (formerly) an executioner who beheaded condemned persons n. “executioner,” c.1600, from genitive of head (n.) + man (n.). Used earlier in sense “chief, leader” (c.1400).
noun, Plant Pathology. 1. a disease of cereals and other grasses, characterized by a dark-brown, powdery mass of spores replacing the affected seed heads, caused by any of several smut fungi of the genera Sorosporium, Sphacelotheca, and Ustilago.